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Notification - Certain Viande Richelieu brand Horse Meat is being recalled due to chemical residues

Recall / advisory date:
October 21, 2011
Reason for recall / advisory:
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Viande Richelieu Inc.
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Reason for Recall
Viande Richelieu HORSE MEAT - DEBONED 10-30 kg 1237 Various / Divers Chemical - Drug Residues
Viande Richelieu HORSE MEAT - GROUND 10-30 kg 1242 Various / Divers Chemical - Drug Residues
Viande Richelieu HORSE MEAT - SLICED 10-30 kg 1244 Various / Divers Chemical - Drug Residues

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